This ceramic gaiwan comes from the famous Lin's Ceramics studio in Taiwan. It is distinguished by its gentle eggshell appearance, a signature of the manufacturer.
Original gift teas for both beginners and connoisseurs.
Assemble your own selection by choosing 5 teas from the 20 listed here. This collection brings together some of our tasters’ favourite teas from this year. Teas from various styles and terroirs.
Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.
Tasting sets like this are used all over the world for comparative tasting. An equal dose of each tea, is infused in its infusion cup with the lid on and then decanted into the bowl. Tasted side by side, tea professionals will detect the subtle differences within the same family of tea.
Marked by the famous 7542 seal, this Sheng Pu er cake sourced from Taiwan where it has been patiently preserved.
Here is a loose leaf Pu er from the Menghai region which has since aged under dry storage in Hong Kong.
This cake was produced according to one of the most popular recipes in the world of aged teas, and since the creation of this assemblage of medium grade leaves (4) in 1975 by the Menghai factory (2), enthusiasts have not ceased rejoicing.
This earthenware teapot comes to us directly from a young artisan from Yixing, Mr. Shao.
The Aurora glaze is Ms Zhang’s most popular porcelain piece! The vibrant shades of blue, purple and red really catch the eye. On a large piece such as this teapot, the discreet colour trails reveal the softness of the celadon tones.
The Aurora glaze is Ms. Zhang’s most popular porcelain piece! The vibrant shades of blue, purple and red really catch the eye. On a large piece such as this teapot, the discreet colour trails reveal the softness of the celadon tones.
The artist Zhang Zhen Chun is the perfect example of symbiosis between modernity and tradition. Passionate about design, the young woman develops pieces rich in style and character.
A graduate from Jingdezhen University in China, her work is worthy of this famous city, known for the quality of its porcelain since the Tang dynasty (7th century).
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